Paul O. Myhre, Associate Director, joined the Wabash Center in May 2001. Prior to joining the Wabash Center he had been a visiting professor at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, assistant professor at Pacific Theological College in Suva, Fiji, served in ministry in Alaska, Wisconsin, and Missouri, performed as a professional musician in various bands, and worked as a professional artist. His work responsibilities include facilitating Wabash Center workshops and colloquies, coaching grant proposal writers, overseeing the social media and advertising work of the Wabash Center, and working with faculty on an array of projects related to teaching and learning in theology and religion. In addition, he currently serves as the president for the Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies and is bassist for Christine Nicole band and 2 Taks Back. He also records bass at recording sessions for various musicians located in the midwest.
He and his wife Carol have two grown children – Rachel and Leah – who currently live in South Bend, Indiana, and Seattle, Washington respectively. He and Carol also have a dog named Harley and cat named Herbie. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing bass at live performances, creating original music, paintings, and drawings, writing books, articles, and essays, and working on his home and mission projects.
Ph.D. – Historical Theology, Saint Louis University
MDiv – University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
MFA – Painting and Drawing, Fontbonne University
BA – Art, Luther College
South Bear Art School